The heart has a complex system of specialized cells conducting electricity with each heartbeat. At times, this electrical conduction can develop abnormalities, causing irregular heartbeats known as arrhythmias.
Common symptoms of cardiac rhythm disturbance include:
The Electrophysiology Team at Austin Heart is a specialized unit of cardiologists, non-physician practitioners, nurses and technicians who concentrate their efforts on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac rhythm abnormalities. The team uses a variety of comprehensive diagnostic tests which may include:
Therapies that may be recommended by the Electrophysiology Team may include:
- Pulmonary Vein Isolation
- Resynchronization Therapy
- Defibrillator Therapy
For questions regarding our electrophysiology services please call 512-206-3600 or 1-800-803-6960
What is an Electrophysiologist?
An electrophysiologist is a cardiologist who specializes in the heart's electrical system and rhythms, diagnosing and treating irregular heartbeats called arrhythmias.